New Castle County Police Arrest Bear Man for Indecent Exposure

(Bear Del.-19701)  On Sunday (November 19) New Castle County Police officers were dispatched to a home in the unit block of Fox Run Circle (Fox Run Townhouses) for the report of an indecent exposure incident.  Officers then learned the 36-year-old victim, reported that she observed a dark-skinned black male walking on Fox Run Circle with his penis fully exposed. The victim continued by reporting that she had observed this suspect walking on Fox Run Circle every day and that on 3 occasions including this date she observed him walking with his penis exposed.

An investigation revealed that 46-year-old, Norwood Johnson was the suspect.

Norwood Johnson, a tier 3 /level 3 violent sex offender, was taken into custody without incident.  At New Castle County Police Headquarters, detectives from the Criminal Investigations Unit assumed the investigation and charged Norwood Johnson with 2 counts of Indecent Exposure Second Degree.

Norwood Johnson was arraigned and is currently being held at Howard R. Young Correctional Institution after failing to post $1000 cash bail.

If you have any information pertaining to this investigation, please contact Det J. Adams at (302) 395-8110 or JSAdams@nccde.org

Citizens can also submit a tip via our website at http://www.nccpd.com. Tipsters may also call Crime Stoppers at (800) TIP-3333 or visit us on Facebook at New Castle County Police Department. Citizens who currently have the smartphone application are encouraged to use the “submit tip” tab to submit tips. Select a topic by using the “drop down” and complete the tip by “clicking” submit. The New Castle County Police Smartphone Application is free to download and available for all iPhone and Android smartphones.

Norwood Johnson

Norwood Johnson

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POLICE INVESTIGATE HOME INVASION

New Castle County Police are currently investigating a home invasion in the community of Sparrow Run.

(Newark, Del. – 19702)  Earlier today at about 5:56 p.m., New Castle County Police Patrol  officers were called to the unit  block of Teal Circle for a home invasion that had just occurred.  Upon arrival, officers located a 20-year-old male victim who stated that a subject came in to his residence and struck him in the head with a handgun.  One shot was then fired and the suspect fled.  The victim later declined medical treatment.

No items were reported stolen.

New Castle County Police Criminal Investigation Unit arrived on scene and assumed the investigation.

This is an ongoing and active investigation; further details will be released as they become available.

If you have any information pertaining to this investigation, please contact New Castle County Police at (302) 573-2800. Citizens can also submit a tip via our website at http://www.nccpd.com. Tipsters may also call Crime Stoppers at (800) TIP-3333 or visit us on Facebook at New Castle County Police Department. Citizens who currently have the smartphone application are encouraged to use the “submit tip” tab to submit tips. Select a topic by using the “drop down” and complete the tip by “clicking” submit. The New Castle County Police Smartphone Application is free to download and available for all iPhone and Android smartphones.

 

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New Castle County Police Senior Roll Call Credited With Multiple Saves This Week

(New Castle, DE-19720) On Sunday morning (November 12), an 80-year-old female member of the New Castle County Police Senior Roll Call failed to answer her daily call.  After several unsuccessful calls to the member’s home and local emergency contacts, a Senior Roll Call Lifeline Coordinator, Jana Matthews, contacted a relative in New Jersey who confirmed the member had not been feeling well recently.  New Castle County Police officers were then dispatched for a welfare check on the member.  Upon arrival, the officers found the member in need of medical attention.  She was then transported to a local hospital for treatment.

Also, on Wednesday morning (November 15), Senior Roll Call Lifeline volunteer, Tom Martin, received an answering machine response when the computer called a 90-year-old female member who lives on the unit block of Sundew Road.  When repeated calls to the member went unanswered, the volunteer reached out to a local emergency contact who confirmed the member was not feeling well when she spoke to her the previous day.  New Castle County Police Officers were then dispatched to the residence.  When the officer arrived at the residence the officer noted the newspaper and mail were piled outside.  Upon entering the home, the officer found the member conscious and on the floor.  An investigation revealed that she had fallen the previous night and was unable to get up or reach a telephone.  The member was transported to a local hospital for evaluation.

The Senior Roll Call Lifeline is a free program provided by New Castle County that calls the homes of its members every day to ensure they are doing well and do not require emergency assistance.  If after several attempts the calls are unsuccessful, help is sent to the home to check on the well-being of the member.  The Senior Roll Call Lifeline program was introduced in August of 1995 and has helped make countless “saves” for individuals who have suffered a debilitating injury or any ailment leaving them unable to help themselves.

The program is supported by volunteers-MORE ARE DESPERATELY NEEDED.  To enroll in the program or to register to be a volunteer, please call the New Castle County Police Community Services Senior Roll Call Lifeline at (302)395-8159.

NEW CASTLE COUNTY POLICE MAKE ADDITIONAL GANG ARREST IN EDGEMOOR

Last week, ( November 2017), officers from the New Castle County Police Mobile Enforcement Team and the Drug Control Squad were able to locate 23-year-old, Darius Dennis in reference to his outstanding warrants stemming from the Exit4/Mag Boys Gang investigation. Darius Dennis was observed in the unit block of Salisbury Drive and was taken into custody without incident. A search of Darius Dennis found him in possession of a felony amount of crack-cocaine individually packaged in small units for sale.

Darius Dennis was charged with: Illegal Gang Participation (Felony), 2nd offense of Poss/Sale of cr ack- cocaine (Felony), Possession of crack-cocaine in a Tier 2 quantity (Felony).  Darius Dennis was arraigned and released on $1,300 unsecured bail.

Original release: https://nccpdnews.com/2017/10/24/new-castle-county-police-make-multiple-gang-arrests-in-edgemoor/

DARIUS DENNIS

Darius Dennis

 

Police Investigate Burglary At Local Church

(Wilmington, Del.-19809) Wednesday (November 16), New Castle County patrol officers were dispatched to the Hillcrest Methodist Church located in the 400 block of Hillcrest Ave for the report of a burglary.

Police learned that on Tuesday(November 15), between the hours of 3:00 p.m. and 9:00 a.m., unknown subjects entered the church through a window and removed cash and a check from inside the church’s office.

The Evidence Detection Unit responded to the scene for processing. There is no suspect description at this time.

If you have any information pertaining to this investigation, please contact New Castle County Police at (302) 573-2800. Citizens can also submit a tip via our website at http://www.nccpd.com. Tipsters may also call Crime Stoppers at (800) TIP-3333 or visit us on Facebook at New Castle County Police Department. Citizens who currently have the smartphone application are encouraged to use the “submit tip” tab to submit tips. Select a topic by using the “drop down” and complete the tip by “clicking” submit. The New Castle County Police Smartphone Application is free to download and available for all iPhone and Android smartphones.

Wanted Wednesday

As seen in the Delaware News Journal Article, the  New Castle County Police are continuing with the Wednesday tradition!  These subjects are currently wanted by the New Castle County Police.

If you know who these people please feel free to let them know to come and turn themselves in at police headquarters.

Or call us at (302)573-2800….

Or remember the holidays are coming and Crime Stoppers offers rewards !! (800-TIP-3333)

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